What is the PLANTS database?
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. Seedling ID Guide for Native Prairie Plants (PDF; 2.3 MB) – The goal of this guide is to help identify native plants at various stages of growth.
Where can I get help with plant identification?
DISCLAIMER: Although plant identification is outside of the Plant Materials Program mission area, we do have documents and guides available that may assist in plant identification. For assistance in plant identification in your locality, it is recommended that you contact your state’s county extension service or Agricultural University.
What is the purpose of the conservation plants pocket ID guide?
Conservation Plants Pocket ID Guide (PDF; 3.7 MB) -The purpose of this guide is to help you identify come commonly used conservation plants.
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
What is the 2012 USDA plant hardiness zone map?
The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and is available on their website.
What is included in a plant identification system (PIS)?
It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, crop information, interactive identification keys, automated tools, references and onward web links.
What does the plant data team do?
The Plant Data Team acquires, develops, improves, and disseminates plant information to support NRCS and other efforts to improve the ecological health of the land. The Plant Data Team maintains the PLANTS Database to support conservation activities such as: conservation planning, agronomy, soils, water quality, forestry,…